Definition: Meaning of, cheese in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / tʃiːz /

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cheese cheeses
[uncountable and countable]
  1. a solid food made from milk, which is usually yellow or white in colour, and can be soft or hard
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  2. (say) cheese! spoken used to tell people to smile when you are going to take their photograph
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cheese used in phrases

  • American cheese (noun)
    1. hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England
  • Cheshire cheese
    1. a hard white British cheese that does not have a strong taste
  • Gouda cheese (noun)
    1. mild cream-coloured Dutch cheese shaped in balls
  • Limburger cheese (noun)
    1. a soft white cheese with a very strong pungent odour and flavour
  • Swiss cheese (noun)
    1. hard pale yellow cheese with many holes from Switzerland
  • big cheese (noun)
    1. an important and powerful person in an organization - used humorously
  • bleu cheese dressing (noun)
    1. creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese
  • blue cheese (noun)
    1. a type of cheese with blue lines in it and a strong taste
  • blue cheese dressing (noun)
    1. vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese
    2. creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese
  • brick cheese (noun)
    1. semisoft sweet American cheese from whole milk in a brick form
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